UCC History & Polity Classes Offered

December 11, 2019

Noncredit, seven-week UCC History and Polity class is offeredon campus from Friday, Feb. 21, 2020 through April 3, 2020. Classes will be held from 2:00-5:00 p.m. Friday afternoons. The cost is $300. Assignments include reading, discussion and writing a final paper that can be used as part of the authorization process for those seeking ordination, …

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Star Organist To Showcase Bach Concertos

December 9, 2019

Dr. Robert Horton, award-winning organist, performs a free concert at 4:00 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020, in Santee Chapel. Entitled As He Did Unto Others, the organ and harpsichord concert features Bach concertos performed as solo keyboard music. The title alludes to J.S. Bach’s practice of “borrowing” concertos by Antonio Vivaldi for solo keyboard performances. …

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President Lytch To Retire

October 19, 2019

President Carol E. Lytch has announced her plan to retire June 30, 2020, after completing nine years as president of the graduate school of theology. The Rev. Dr. Lytch, 64, was installed in 2011 as the Seminary’s 11th president. She was the first female president of the school, which was founded in 1825. “It has …

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Free Monthly Concerts Debut 10/13

October 9, 2019

On Sunday, October 13 at 4:00 pm, Lancaster Seminary debuts the first in its series of free concerts to be held in Santee Chapel on campus. Organ Spooktacular, the first one-hour concert, features spine-tingling musical selections played on our magnificent pipe organ by the musicians of Allegro con Fuoco. Complimentary light refreshments will be served …

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Courses Open To The Public

July 8, 2019

Lancaster Seminary is opening selected courses to the public and local pastors to audit. Among the first group of courses held during Term One from Aug. 9 – October 19 is the popular Introduction to Theology taught by Professor Lee Barrett. Other Term One courses include Pastoring to the Public; Self, Identity and Conflict; and …

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Vanessa Lovelace Named VP, Dean

May 30, 2019

The Board of Trustees of Lancaster Theological Seminary voted unanimously to appoint the Reverend Vanessa Lovelace, PhD, to be Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Seminary, effective July 1, 2019. Lovelace, a Hebrew Bible scholar, professor, and academic administrator, joins Lancaster Seminary from the Interdenominational Theological Center in Atlanta, where she is …

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